Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour In Flanders From Brussels

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Stationsplein, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Return Details :
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Stand on Messines ridge where the New Zealand Corps launched the attack after the explosion of the 19 mines. You will visit Passendale, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Gravenstafel and many other places in which the ANZAC Corps was involved.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kortrijk Station

We are meeting at the train station of Kortrijk near the taxi stop, after the tour I will bring you back to your hotel.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge, Mesen, West Flanders Province

You will stand on the battlefields where the NZ troops were launched in the Battle

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: NZ Messines Ridge Memorial, Mesen, West Flanders Province

Stand at the New Zealand Memorial, on the Germa's 1st line, have a view on No man's land.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: NZ Messines Ridge Memorial, Mesen, West Flanders Province

This memorial is bearing the names of New Zealand soldiers who died in the Battle of Messines and have no known grave.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Spanbroekmolen Mine Crater, Wijtschate, West Flanders Province

You will stand near one of the 19 mine craters triggered on the morning of the Battle of Messines.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lettenberg Bunkers, Kemmel, Heuvelland, West Flanders Province

Have a look at these bunkers built in the ridge.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West Flanders Province

This is the cemetery where David Galager, former Captain of the All Black, is buried

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Poperinge Town hall Death Cell, Poperinge, West Flanders Province

See the death cell and the execution pole at the Town hall of Poperinge.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Langemark, West Flanders Province

See the German Cemeteryof Langemark and feel the difference between German and Allied burial places.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West Flanders Province

Before arriving at Tyne Cot we will stop at Gravenstafel to see the NZ Memorial, it is also the place where David Galager was mortally wounded on 4 Octobre 1917.
Tyne Cot is the Largest CWGC's cemetery and the memorial is bearing the names 35 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

You will see themain square of Ypres where the Cloth Hall stands, see the Cathedral and some other of the nice buildings.
You will have some free time to spend in town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

You will attend the Last Post under the Menin Gate. After this daily act of remembrance we are heading back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Hotel drop-off

Lunch

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Bottled water

Private tour

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Most travelers can participate